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Reagan / Official Portraits / Mt. Rushmore #119530

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 15, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Unveiling at White House of official portraits of President Reagan and Nancy Reagan reported; paintings shown. Report introduced.

(DC: John Martin) Talk of putting Reagan's face on Mt. Rushmore, South Dakota, featured. [Conservative fundraiser Bob KITCHEL - says Reagan changed the pol. landscape.] Historical film shown of constructing of presidential faces on Mt. Rushmore; scenes shown from film "North By Northwest". [Conservative editor Emmett TYRRELL - suggests replacing Thomas Jefferson's face with Reagan's.] Mag. cover of Tyrrel's magazine, "American Spectator", with "Reagan on the Rock" shown. Kitchel's fund-raising efforts reviewed. [While president, REAGAN - talks about Mt. Rushmore.] Mt. Rushmore shown.

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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